|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Jul 31, 2019 10:11am|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||Medium: How to Access Pages Missing from the Internet|
However, that does not make them less annoying, especially when searching for critical data. Pages can disappear for many reasons: someone forgot to pay hosting fees, governments deemed the info subversive, individuals try to scrub records from the web, or mundane infrastructure problems. The average life of a webpage has been variously reported as 44, 75, and 100 days; whatever the exact number, one thing is clear: the Internet is leaky and content is not guaranteed to stay around forever.
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